22 April 2004 Edition
22 April 2004
BY JOHN O'LEARY: It is assumed that owners of newspapers are closely associated with the Establishment, that they are part of it. It is seldom that evidence appears to confirm this assumption. But now we have clear-cut evidence in the form of the 2 October 1969 letter from the British Ambassador in Dublin to WKK White in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Free article
An Phoblacht Magazine
AN PHOBLACHT MAGAZINE:
- Don't miss your chance to get the second edition of the 2019 magazine, published to coincide with Easter Week
- This special edition which focuses on Irish Unity, features articles by Pearse Doherty, Dr Thomas Paul and Martina Anderson.
- Pearse sets out the argument for an United Ireland Economy whilst Pat Sheehan makes the case for a universally free all-island health service.
- Other articles include, ‘Ceist teanga in Éirinn Aontaithe’, ‘Getting to a new Ireland’ and ‘Ireland 1918-22: The people’s revolution’.
22 April 2004
Belfast Sinn Féin Councillor Tom Hartley often tells the story of what life was like for himself as a young teenager walking through the streets of Belfast in the early '60s. In those days, Tom said that nationalists were vulnerable to verbal or physical attack if they were seen openly displaying the Irish News walking along Royal Avenue. By that, he meant a person quite innocently carrying a rolled up Irish News under their arm with the masthead facing outwards as they strolled along the street could be attacked for such outrageous behaviour. Free article